Shifting facilities below ground: City planners must find out what lies beneath the surface

Ever taller buildings used to be the way to go when urban planners ran out of land in growing cities.

honestbee gets nod to pilot new industrial space concept

HOMEGROWN honestbee is the first startup to receive approvals to incorporate a large-scale retail operation as part of its industrial land's ancillary use - a move that suggests greater...

Property stocks hit by URA move to limit shoebox units

SINGAPORE - Major property stocks fell sharply on early trade on Thursday (Oct 18) on the government's latest move to cut the maximum number of units allowed in new private flat and condo...

New rules on condominium balcony size and width

In the light of a growing trend of oversized condominium balconies, the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) yesterday moved to cap balcony sizes for the first time.

URA move to cap shoebox units may lead to lower condo prices

The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has revised its guidelines in a bid to further curb the proliferation of shoebox units and ease infrastructure strain.

URA ties up with Grab to study Singapore commuter travel patterns

THE Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has signed an agreement with ride-hailing firm Grab to study commuter travel patterns in Singapore.

Retail rent slide slows to 0.2% in Q3 but vacancy rate rises: URA

SINGAPORE - Retail rentals have continued to slide, but fell by just 0.2 per cent quarter-on-quarter in the three months to end-September, after a 1.2 per cent drop in the second quarter.

Sungei Road market's association chairman explains hasty move to paint carpark lots; carpark owner responds

SINGAPORE - Golden Mile Tower carpark owner LHN Group said it is prepared to set aside the matter of Sungei Road market association painting its rooftop carpark without permission, so long as it is...